A video of the birthday gift that broke my heart

I didn’t know until today that a heart could break from joy, and it’s the best thing in the world, a total overflow of all the awesomeness in the world, breaking free at once (the video will show you what I mean).

Brief backstory: I’m blessed to be supported by a global community of patrons, known as The Nateives. They already give me so much by choosing to support my art financially on Patreon, so it was a HUGE surprise to receive this special birthday gift from Eli Payne, which turned out to be MUCH more than I ever could have imagined (it was my bday a few weeks ago, but the gift took a while to get to S. Africa, where I am right now)!

Eli had asked for one favour when I received the gift: that I filmed myself unwrapping it. I now understand why, haha. Thanks to my dad for filming what turned out to be a highly emotional experience!

I don’t really have words to encompass what this made me feel, so I hope the video shows what I feel about it clearly :). Thank you, you know who you are.

Love and light
Your troubadour

  • Ségolène

    We love you too, Naty, so much!

    • Ségolène

      And I cried along with you…

      • Yay! Can’t wait for my next Ségo hug, you’re amazing 🙂

  • Jim Boere

    Eli you did well putting this gift together. I think it’s safe to say Nate likes it haha. Awesome.

    • Haha, safe to say indeed ;). What a surprise it was!

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  • Laura Annys Eccles

    I love this so much because it shows how much your Nateives love you, but more importantly how much you love them. This made me cry for how sweet the whole thing was ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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